The Miami Hurricanes baseball team lost a doubleheader to host Georgia Tech on Saturday – 13-7 in the first game and 4-3 in 10 innings in the nightcap.
In the opener, with UM leading 7-6 heading into the bottom of the eighth, Georgia Tech struck for seven runs and held on to win 13-7.
Javi Salas (1-3) was charged with the loss as Georgia Tech’s Matt Gonzalez, Keenan Innis and Brandon Gold each had RBI doubles in the eighth.
In the second game, the Hurricanes (11-9, 4-2 ACC) wasted a solid outing by Andrew Suarez, who pitched nine full innings. In the 10th, freshman closer Bryan Garcia allowed an unearned run as Georgia Tech won.
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In Friday’s game, Tyler Palmer finished 2 for 4 with four RBI, including a two-RBI single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning to propel UM to a 10-8 win.
The University of Miami men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to three matches after defeating visiting Boston University 6-1 on Saturday afternoon.
For the second match in a row, the Canes swept the doubles point after duos of Omar Aly and Wilfredo Gonzalez, and Diego Soto and Henrique Tsukamoto dispatched their opponents with identical 8-4 finishes.
Miami had four total straight-set victories in singles play, including freshman Daniel Shebshayevich’s first career singles victory, defeating Jay Leelavanich, 6-3, 6-4. Soto also carried over his excellent play from the last two matches, beating Jesse Frieder 6-1, 6-0.
The longest match of the afternoon was between senior Omar Aly and Chanon Varapongsittikul. After losing the first set 5-7, Aly battled to win the second, 6-2. The third set tie-breaker was a back-and-forth affair with both players trading points. Aly needed 12 points to finally secure the win and Miami’s final point of the day.